Lect/Assist Prof in Plant Cell Biology & Biotech

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€55,951 - €88,601
14 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Plant Cell Biology and Biotechnology within UCD School of Biology & Environmental Biology

The School of Biology & Environmental Science at University College Dublin is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Above the Bar) in Plant Cell Biology and Biotechnology.

The School offers a diverse portfolio of programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including BSc degrees in Cell and Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Zoology, Environmental Biology and Genetics, and MSc degrees in Plant Biology, Applied Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability, Global Change and Biological & Biomolecular Science (by negotiated learning).

We are looking for a candidate who has a demonstrated passion for student engagement and teaching and will join a team within the School delivering lectures in the broad area of plant cell biology and biotechnology. The purpose of this post is to provide undergraduate teaching (and associated administrative tasks) covering general aspects of plant cell and molecular biology, within plant, animal and fungal kingdoms. The successful candidate would also be expected to contribute to the supervision of final year and MSc project students and participate in the scholarly activities of the School where appropriate. The candidate should complement and engage with current academic staff and research programmes within the School and wider UCD community Candidates should have a PhD in an appropriate discipline and alongside their teaching and administration duties, will have the opportunity to develop their own research agenda. The School has central facilities enabling plant cell and tissue culture, molecular biology and extensive greenhouse space and state of the art climate control chambers. The successful applicant will be afforded laboratory space and will be supported in developing their research programme

95 Lecturer / Assistant Professor Above the Bar salary scale: €55,951 - €88,601 per annum
Appointment will be made on the appropriate scale in accordance with UCD and Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 14th July 2022

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: Contract.pdf. Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: